Kobalt

Join Kobalt and you’ll work with some of the most talented, creative and committed people in the business. Our team puts Kobalt’s values to work daily to drive the success of Kobalt clients and build the future of the music industry. We’re on a mission to improve the future of music by combining music services and technology like no other company. 

Shape the future of music. As part of the Kobalt team, you’ll have all the resources and benefits you need to grow your career and reach your potential. We offer competitive compensation packages, professional development opportunities, and an entrepreneurial culture that makes working here not just fun, but also rewarding. 

Kobalt London, UK
Jan 23, 2020
Full time
Joining the Publishing Copyright department in our London office, the primary role of the Copyright Assistant will be to assist the team in managing our catalogue in the Nordics by ensuring works and agreements are registered correctly at the local collection society – STIM/NCB. The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills when dealing with general enquiries from internal and external sources and can deal with pressure but remain optimistic and persistent to complete tasks accurately and efficiently. BACKGROUND  Founded in 2000 by Willard Ahdritz, Kobalt is creating the music company of the future. Kobalt is a global music and technology company built for artists, songwriters, publishers and labels as an alternative to the traditional music business model. Kobalt have built the technology infrastructure to enable better reporting and for artists to maintain ownership and control over how their work is distributed, tracked, collected, and monetized.  This global technology platform is able to track and collect royalties for the billions of micro-payments per song in digital music today. This is an established yet fast growing creator-centric company of artists and songwriters including The Chainsmokers, Kelly Clarkson, Miles Davis, Dave Grohl, Lauv, Zayn Malik, Max Martin, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, Pitbull, Elvis Presley, Skrillex, Sam Smith, and many more. Kobalt represents on average over 40% of the top 100 songs and albums in both the US and UK. We’re currently over 600 people based across 13 offices and we’re still growing. WHAT DOES A COPYRIGHT ASSISTANT, NORDICS AT KOBALT DO? Ensuring works and agreements are registered correctly at the collection society in the Nordics Dealing with general enquiries regarding our claims to works and the terms of our publishing agreements Handling song disputes and duplicate claims Processing new works and agreements as the company acquires rights to new catalogues Processing royalty statements received from collection societies Analysing the royalties received to identify possible underpayment or delayed payment, and working with the societies to resolve these issues You may be asked to take on extra responsibilities – please be aware that the above list is not exhaustive WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ARE WE LOOKING FOR?   High level of written and spoken English is essential High level of written and spoken Swedish is preferred  Excellent communication skills: the duties require a very high level of communication internally and externally; we are looking for someone who can adapt communication to audience Track record of excellent organization and prioritisation skills Strong attention to detail, accuracy and a detail-driven mind-set High level of numeracy Basic Excel skills are preferred but not essential Previous admin and copyright experience in a similar role as well as a good understanding of music publishing is advantageous SPECIFICS Based at River Building, Cannon Street, London EC4R 3TE Hours are 37.5 hours per week. Generally, these are taken between 9.30-6 with 1 hour for lunch but amendments to these hours can be agreed on a case by case basis with line manager approval IMPORTANT NOTICE Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Verification checks will be conducted during the interview process and a full DBS check on acceptance of offer. Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page. 
Kobalt Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jan 23, 2020
Full time
As Marketing Manager, you will assist and support marketing campaign strategies for a diverse roster of artists. You will work closely with marketing teams in the US, UK and an international team based in the UK to create and synchronize global marketing campaigns.  Additional responsibilities will include, budgeting, information systems and scheduling.  You will manage cross communication with sales, promotion, digital, sync, and publicity teams.  You will also be a primary point of communication with artist and artist management partners. You are a self-motivated, strategic thinker, problem solver and exceptional, creative marketer with the proven ability to multi-task who has deep experience leading and executing artist marketing campaigns.  BACKGROUND Kobalt has revolutionized the music publishing business by putting the creator at the center of everything we do. We are now taking the same approach and transforming the way recording artists release music through our AWAL services. Whether an artist is looking for the best digital distribution or a truly global campaign, AWAL has become the partner of choice for innovative artists at all stages of their careers. This has created a high-quality path for artists to remain outside of the traditional label system while maintaining ownership of their masters. The leading artists who have already chosen AWAL includes Lauv, Snoh Aalegra, Kim Petras, Cold War Kids, Deadmau5, Little Simz, Omar Apollo, Bruno Major, Steve Lacy and many more! Kobalt is currently over 640 people based across 13 offices and we’re continuing to grow. That’s where you come in. If you feel like the fast-paced, rewarding environment of our rapidly growing company is for you - share your story! Apply today and tell us why you are the next best addition to our successful team! WHAT DOES A MANAGER, MARKETING AT AWAL DO? Support marketing strategy and campaigns for a diverse roster of artists Collaborate with digital marketing, digital accounts, sync, publicity, sales, and promotion teams to develop artists and grow existing artist careers Communicate and synchronize campaigns with global marketing teams Coordinate and manage producer, manager and label deals Regularly communicate with clients and maintain a high level of relationship management Manage marketing campaign budgets and assist with release scheduling Manage relationships with external brand and marketing partners WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ARE WE LOOKING FOR? Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field 2+ years’ experience in a music marketing role Previous experience working at a record label is preferred Understanding and knowledge of current music marketing campaigns Good familiarity of digital, social and viral marketing within the music space Strong written and verbal communication skills Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page.